Medicwiz Editorial Team

Medicwiz Editorial Team

Medicwiz's mission is to summarize and consolidate health information into concise, reliable and easy to understand format for the average web users.

 

 

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

With all the media hype about the benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids, there has been an ever growing demand for fish oil supplements. There are countless manufactures and websites promoting fish oil supplements, the question that...
The human body is made up of trillions of cells and these cells need a constant supply of nutrients to function and remain healthy. Fats are an important component of a healthy and balanced diet, unfortunately they do have a...
There is a common misconception that all dietary fats are bad for health and fat intake should be reduced as much as possible. The truth is, not all dietary fats are alike. In fact, our body needs certain dietary fats for its...
What is Olive Oil? “Olive Oil” is fat derived from pressing ripe olive fruits from the olive trees (Olea europaea). It has been used for cooking and making salads in Mediterranean countries such as Greece, Italy, Spain for...
Traditional Mediterranean Diet has long been considered as a healthy diet that includes all necessary nutrients for living a healthy life. Dr. Ancel Keys was the first scientist to point out the health values of a Mediterranean...
General Motors Diet (GM Diet) program is a popular diet program in south Asian countries with huge global following. It's a quick weight loss program that claims to help dedicated followers lose up to 5 Kgs in just 7...
What is a Sphygmomanometer? A sphygmomanometer also known as blood pressure monitor is a medical device used to measure the blood pressure. It is one of the most iconic medical device found virtually on every doctor’s table....
What is a Mammography? Mammography uses low doses of X-rays to take images of the breast tissues. It is a non-invasive medical imaging procedure. The image produced by a mammography is called mammogram. A specialized doctor...
What is Electroencephalography (EEG)? It is a medical device used to monitor and record the electrical activity of the brain within a certain timeframe. It is a non-invasive medical diagnostic tool and the report produced by...
What is Electrocardiography, ECG or EKG? It is a medical device used to monitor the electrical and muscular activity of the heart within a certain timeframe. It is a non-invasive medical diagnostic tool and the report produced...
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